The United States has poured billions into biosafety laboratories, one of the largest cash infusions for public health in decades. But the public isn’t sold on the labs, and that may derail the push for more cutting-edge science.
The Redmond software giant is going where only crackers and virus writers have gone before. With two new spam and virus fighting applications, Microsoft hopes to make right what has gone wrong with its code.
Researchers who study the movement of the earth beneath the sea have had their efforts limited by the ocean’s watery depths. New technological advances are on the verge of helping them better predict deep-sea earthquakes and tsunamis.